Friday 20 September 2019

Ireland set to play three-match Test series in New Zealand in 2022 - report

Ireland have never defeated the All Blacks on New Zealand soil
Ireland have never defeated the All Blacks on New Zealand soil
Independent.ie Newsdesk

Independent.ie Newsdesk

Ireland are set to face the All Blacks in a three-match Test series in 2022, according to a report today.

The Irish Times claim that the IRFU and NZR are finalising a deal that will see Ireland tour the country for the first time since 2012.

Ireland came close to causing an upset in the second Test of that 2012, they were beaten 22-19, but were hammered 60-0 in the third and final Test.

Ireland, who face the Kiwis this Saturday at the Aviva Stadium,  are scheduled to host the All Blacks again in November 2021.

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